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Beer Epiphany: How Brand-Name Beer Drinkers Become Craft Beer "Aficionados"

Andre Maciel, an assistant marketing professor at Nebraska, spent three years studying craft beer drinkers and how they train their taste buds to prefer craft beer over mass-market brands.

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‘How Long Does Grief Last?’ Expert Shares Ways to Interact with Those Who’Ve Lost Loved Ones This Christmas

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In this Q&A, grief expert Helen Harris, Ed.D., assistant professor in Baylor University’s Diana R. Garland School of Social Work, shares some insights about long-term grief and how we can approach others who are hurting during the holidays.

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Pro-Fracking Pruitt 'Shocking' Choice for EPA Head

Robert Howarth, professor of ecology and evolutionary biology at Cornell University and faculty fellow in the Atkinson Center for a Sustainable Future, has studied global warming for 40 years, particularly the impact of methane gas emissions on the environment. He says as Environmental Protection Agency administrator, Scott Pruitt must discontinue his promotion of fossil fuel use, and take proactive steps to avoid irreversible, catastrophic global warming that would place the food supply of the world at some risk, potentially leading to unprecedented wars.

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Opioid, Pain Medication, Opioid Addiction, opioid abuse, Primary Care Physicians, medical management

Overcoming the Opioid Crisis in the Primary Care Setting

Through monitoring and dosing guidelines, provider education and training and better alternatives for patient pain management, medical group reduces monthly average of written pain medicine prescriptions by 20 percent, while the number of providers within the medical group grew by 22 percent and the number of patients grew by 12 percent.

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Office Holiday Party: Will It Help or Haunt Your Career?

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Florida State University College of Business Professor Wayne Hochwarter dives into the do's and don'ts of the often tricky office holiday party, which can present all kinds of treacherous risks or valuable rewards.

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SABCS 2016 — NewYork-Presbyterian’s World-Renowned Breast Cancer Experts Available for Comment

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Leading breast cancer experts from NewYork-Presbyterian, Columbia University Medical Center and Weill Cornell Medicine will be presenting at the San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium (SABCS) in San Antonio, Texas from December 6, 2016 through December 10, 2016.

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Drones Could Be Key Piece of Future Thunderstorm Prediction Process

A Texas Tech researcher is part of a team that will use Unmanned Aerial Vehicles to measure factors that lead to storm development.

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Mount Sinai Health System Researchers Present Influential Research at ASH 2016

Mount Sinai Health System experts are available for interview at the American Society of Hematology meeting.

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Biology, Chemistry, Medicine, Health, Cancer, Blindness, Stroke, Regenerative Medicine, Molly Shoichet, University Of Toronto, Perimeter Institute, Disease, Engineering

The Promise of Regenerative Medicine the Focus of Upcoming Live Webcast

In a live webcast December 7, Molly Shoichet will discuss new research that holds the potential to stop diseases – including cancer, blindness, and strokes – and reverse their effects.

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Bethlehem Star May Not Be a Star After All

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Studying historical, astronomical and biblical records, Grant Mathews, University of Notre Dame professor, believes the event that led the Magi was an extremely rare planetary alignment occurring in 6 B.C., and the likes of which may never be seen again.

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75 Years Later, Pearl Harbor Still Teaching Lessons of War

As the nation prepares to commemorate the 75th anniversary of the attack that precipitated the United States’ entry into World War II, Pearl Harbor still endures as a monument to the suffering and sacrifice of American servicemen in the Second World War. The blitz on the Hawaiian naval base was the culmination of an increasingly strained pre-war relationship between the United States and Japan, according to Kurt Piehler, associate professor of history at Florida State University and director of the Institute on World War II and the Human Experience.

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How Copying Is Done Should Matter in Copyright Infringement Complaints

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An artist painstakingly recreates the “Mona Lisa” using the same variety of paints, brushes and canvas as did Michelangelo. Across town, a factory stamps out hundreds of replicas of the iconic painting each day, using state-of-the-art printing. In a copyright infringement case, is there any legal difference between the lovingly recreated painting and one of the mass-produced prints made by the factory? There should be, says Joseph Fishman, a copyright law expert and assistant professor of law at Vanderbilt Law School.

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Why 'Arrival' Is Wrong About the Possibility of Talking with Space Aliens

Even if aliens had human-like eyes or ears, they wouldn’t interpret images and sounds the same way we do.

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IU Study Finds Activity Trackers Can Work When Paired with Wellness Coaching

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While critics have debated the effectiveness of activity trackers, a recent study by faculty in the IU School of Public Health-Bloomington found activity trackers can work, if paired with wellness coaching. The study was published in the American College of Sports Medicine’s Health and Fitness Journal.

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Cuba After Fidel: American University Experts Offer Comments

American University experts are available to comment on the passing of Fidel

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Joint Replacement Surgery, Knee Replacement Surgery, Hip Replacement Surgery, Orthopedic Surgery, Osteoarthritis, prosthetic devices

Active Population, Improved Technology Driving Increase in Hip and Knee Replacement Surgeries

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“Not only is the current older population more active, they’re not as willing as people once were to live in pain and tolerate it,” said Mark Shields, M.D., an orthopedic surgeon at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center. “And the current technology for hip and knee replacements is simply better than it was.”

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As the Holiday Shopping Season Begins, Online Security Expert Offers Tips for #CyberMonday and Beyond

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Randal Vaughn, Ph.D., professor of information systems in Baylor University’s Hankamer School of Business, said that while most online merchants he uses such as Jet.com and Amazon seem to have excellent consumer protections in place, he has a few tips to help consumers be smart online shoppers.

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Season’s Greetings From the UCLA Health Media Relations Team – and a Gift of 5 Holiday Story Ideas

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UCLA Health experts are available to discuss a wide variety of topics of interest during this holiday season.

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Black Friday, Holiday Shopping, Shopping Advice, Kelli Hollinger, Texas A&M University

Texas A&M Retailing Studies Director Offers Insight Regarding Holiday Shopping Trends, Tips

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With the holiday shopping season fast-approaching, retailers around the country are preparing to put new and innovative sales strategies to the test and capture the attention of customers, notes Kelli Hollinger, director of the Center for Retailing Studies at Texas A&M University’s Mays Business School.

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Pushing Boundaries of UAV Control for Extreme Conditions

The work of assistant professor Beibei Ren aims to maximize the capabilities of drones regardless of platform or environmental conditions.







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